Microservice architectures remain popular and microframeworks of all sorts are an essential part of the scene. At the end of November with the release of Symfony 3.0 (and 2.8) the Symfony Full Stack Framework received an option to use a lighter bootstrap, a Microkernel in Symfony terms.
A Micro Kernel was merged to the Symfony 2.8 branch on November 5th. This is an alternative to the traditional AppKernel used in applications built with the Symfony Standard Edition (SE) Distribution.
Let's study what is the difference between these Kernels and how they relate to PHP microframeworks like Silex, Slim and Lumen.
The Symfony Full Stack framework is a fully featured platform for you to create your custom applications on top of. If you have experience with it, the structure logical and straightforward.
But as always, nobody is born an expert. The Symfony Community offers good tools to getting started with it. Here is one approach that could get you on the right path.
WordPress is like the bumble bee. Computer Scientists that studied the core code have concluded it is a miracle it works at all. It's clearly a product that taught the original developers how to work with PHP and MySQL. And it shows.
Over the years, cheeky kludge functions and inside jokes have been left in place as Poetry™. The core team stubbornly refuses to keep up with the times and adopt modern PHP development standards.
Superb skills in WordPress are like a country only exporting bananas. It gets you nowhere in the long run. So do you self a favour and save yourself from WordPress!
If you're working in the PHP content management space (a fancy way of saying building websites with WordPress, Drupal, etc.) you've likely heard about Symfony. While it is just one part of a larger renaissance in the PHP community, it's probably the best known brand known to developers and business folk alike.
Using Symfony as a concept, however is quite ambiguous. Let's take a look at how three different content management tools have done just this.
Bolt CMS documentation site does not describe migrating from SQLite to MySQL. I thought I'd write down the steps.